Reference Material- "Women In Railroading"
"Mrs. Casey Jones Takes Over",
Click Magazine, October 1943 Cover + Page
Click is an oversized magazine much like
Life magazine. This 4-page article is mostly
pictures depicting the different jobs women
held on the railroad during the war.
10 different pictures most ¼ of page
or more in size. Cover and one interior
picture full page and in-color. 4 paragraph
article and captions under the pictures.
" Women In Railroading", RailNews
Magazine, May 1998, Pgs.44-51
8-page color article featuring women of
today and their railroad careers. Amtrak's
Alison Conway-Smith, the only female chief
engineer in the United States is featured,
as well as Crisi DeGardo who as 20 years
on the Rails. Lisa Pattison a general manger
for two shortline railroads, Anne Denman,
who is president of the American Council
of Railroad Women, and a mother daughter
team Merry and Rhonda Potter are also highlighted.
Various photos and bios.
Penn Central Post
"Women on the Job", Penn Central
Post, January 1975. Trade News for America's
Leading Railroad Family. Cover + 3 oversize
pages 11"x 17". Features 13 different
women and their different jobs at Penn Central.
Passenger trainman to administrative assistant,
coach cleaners to yard conductors, women
at Penn Central are doing it all. Features
a picture of each woman and a description
of her specific job.
"In Transit….Women in passenger
rail provide insight into the ongoing transition
from 'intruders' to respected leaders",
Progressive Railroading, September 2002,
5 pages (photocopy) featuring eight women
and their experiences and observations.
The women hold a variety of titles at an
assortment of agencies. Shirley Johnson
works for the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid
Transit Authority. Lauran Krugman worked
at Tri-County Commuter Rail Authority in
South Florida. Barbara Williams was hires
by Conrail and worked in New Jersey Transit.
Vivian Chaney, Georjan Peters, Jennifer
Verley, Evelyn Henderson, and Dorcas Joslin
are also featured.
Santa Fe Magazine
"Our first Woman Engineer Trainee….",
Santa Fe Magazine, June 1973, Pg. 25
One page article,(4 paragraphs with photo),
introducing Christene Gonzales, one of the
first woman engineer trainees. On the same
page, 4 paragraph article and photo of Georganne
Hughes, towerperson up in the Barstow Yard
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